initramfs-tools package in Ubuntu

initramfs-tools: tools for generating an initramfs
initramfs-tools-bin: binaries used by initramfs-tools

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This package contains tools to create and boot an initramfs for prepackaged 2.6 Linux kernel. The initramfs is an cpio archive. At boot time, the kernel unpacks that archive into ram, mounts and uses it as initial root file system.

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There are no registered releases for the initramfs-tools ⇒ trunk.

The Wily Werewolf (active development)
0.120ubuntu3 release (main) 2015-08-18
The Vivid Vervet (current stable release)
0.103ubuntu15 release (main) 2015-04-13
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
0.103ubuntu4 release (main) 2014-03-03
0.103ubuntu4.2 updates (main) 2014-06-11
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
0.99ubuntu13.5 updates, security (main) 2014-03-24
0.99ubuntu13 release (main) 2012-04-17